Lords of the Realm III is a computer strategy game of medieval conquest. As one of the great lords of the age, you raise companies of knights and commoners, found towns and cities, hire mercenaries, build castles to protect your lands and lead armies to victory over your foes.
* Authentic Environment – Do battle against the backdrop of medieval Europe, as you witness the rise of kings, cash economies, and the dominance of religion. Lords of the Realm III is true to actual history, with a unique, romantic, and earthy look and feel that separates it from other historical games.
* Three In-Depth Levels – Build castles and amass resources on the Kingdom level, then besiege castles or engage in open-field warfare in stunning visual detail on the Combat level and engage in diplomacy on the Political Level. Lords of the Realm III offers all this, presented in real time.
* Realistic Combat – Repel castle attackers with boiling oil, catapult farm animals atop charging armies, and experience all the brutal tactics of the times as you lead knights, archers, and peasant foot soldiers?each highly individualized?into raging battle. In Lords of the Realm III, the sights and sounds of battle are rendered in all their realistic detail.
* Playable Noblemen – Begin as a English, French, or German lord or lady, winning clergy, burghers, and knights to your cause. Enter alliances with neighboring lords to gain political and military advantage. But be mindful of the motivations of each group, and be prepared to suffer the consequences if a pact is broken.
* Advanced 3D Engine – High walls tumble to earth, flames billow from castle stores, and steel clashes with steel in this startlingly realistic re-creation of medieval warfare. Zoom in or out, or rotate your view of the battlefield a full 360 degrees?Lords of the Realm III’s advanced 3D engine plunges you into the midst of the fray!
* Castle Editor – The Lords of the Realm III Castle Editor lets you construct castles to defend your feudal domain. You can select from a variety of ready-made castles, or design your own. Designs range from early stockades and stout stone Norman towers to the grand Edwardian castles of the early 1300’s.